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  1. China's WTO Accession Reassessed

    Edited by Wang Luolin

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    China's accession to the World Trade Organisation in 2001 was a highly significant event both for China and for the wider world. This book argues that, although at the time some people doubted the likely benefits, China's WTO accession has been highly successful. It discusses how China has abided...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. One Idea, Many Plans

    An American City Design Concept in Independent India

    By Sanjeev Vidyarthi

    Planners tend to promote formal plans as the only game in town while diverse efforts of urban actors shape our cities. Tracking the development of American "neighborhood unit" concept in independent India’s planning practice and literature—from the national level policies to on-the-ground...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Human Security in East Asia

    Challenges for Collaborative Action

    Edited by Sorpong Peou

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    Since the end of the Cold War the number of interstate wars has remained relatively low, although whilst states may be more secure than ever this does not mean that individual human beings are too. This has led to a growing recognition of the importance of human security, in contrast to the...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Refashioning Pop Music in Asia

    Cosmopolitan Flows, Political Tempos, and Aesthetic Industries

    Edited by Allen Chun, Ned Rossiter, Brian Shoesmith

    Series: ConsumAsian Series

    Examining the cultural, political, economic, technological and institutional aspects of popular music throughout Asia, this book is the first comprehensive analysis of Asian popular music and its cultural industries. Concentrating on the development of popular culture in its local socio-political...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Catch-Up and Competitiveness in China

    The Case of Large Firms in the Oil Industry

    By Jin Zhang

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This book examines the role of corporate structure, including the role of corporate headquarters, in the success of large firms. It considers these issues in relation to large global corporations, thereby providing a 'benchmark', which is then used as a contrast in a discussion of...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Pacific

    By Donald B. Freeman

    Series: Seas in History

    In this fascinating and exciting overview, Donald B. Freeman explores the role of the Pacific Ocean in human history. Covering over one third of the globe, the Pacific Ocean plays a vital role in the lives and fortunes of more than two billion people who live on its rim-lands and islands. It...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Languages of the Kimberley, Western Australia

    By William B. McGregor

    The Kimberley, the far north-west of Australia, is one of the most linguistically diverse regions of the continent. Some fifty-five Aboriginal languages belonging to five different families are spoken within its borders. Few of these languages are currently being passed on to children, most of whom...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Mind of Mencius

    Political Economy Founded Upon Moral Philosophy

    By E. Faber

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. A Manual of Buddhist Philosophy

    Cosmology

    By William Montgomery McGovern

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Between Sacrifice and Desire

    National Identity and the Governing of Femininity in Vietnam

    By Ashley Pettus

    This title explores the role of women in the politics of national identity in Vietnam. Drawing on diverse primary resources--including state news media, government contests, tabloid journalism, and extensive interviews--the author examines the intimate connection between notions of Vietnamese...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge